Military Convoy Builds Alaska Highway

Military Jeep drives on an empty plain with snow capped mountains in background / a convoy of Military gas trucks departs / sign reads 'Start Alaskan Highway' / map of Alaska and Canada features Alaska Highway, line from Fairbanks, Alaska to Edmonton, Canada with arrows highlighting tough stretch between Whitehorse to Dawson Creek / a soldier waves military trucks through in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada / trucks move over Cutbank Bridge / sign reads 'Suicide Hill / close up of two soldiers in cab of truck smoking and looking at camera / trucks move down Suicide Hill / exterior of Summit Relay Station / view of headquarters of US Army Northwest Service Command / Colonel JP Glandon of US Quartermaster Corp and commanding officer of Northwest Service Command and Aide Colonel Soderstrom checking dispatch board / gassing up truck / close-up of changing tire, looking at motor / soldier lights cigarette.

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Clip #: 504226403SD
Collection: Sherman Grinberg Library
Date created: 07 October, 1943
Licence type: Rights-ready
Release info: Not released. More information
Clip length: 00:00:54:11
Location: Alaska, Canada
Mastered to: QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG SD 720x486 29.97i More information
Originally shot on: 16mm B/W Neg 486 29.97i
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Source: Grinberg, Paramount, Pathe Newsreels
Barcode: c023-1943-012_p_sub8
Object name: c023-1943-012_p_sub8

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